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Central Sweden Physical Activity Questionnaire


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You are browsing a database of standardized questionnaires that ask about respondents' walking and bicycling habits.

The survey on this page is presented for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be filled out by visitors to this Web site.

The Applied Research Program maintains this database, but, except where noted, did not create and does not maintain the questionnaires themselves. For more information about a specific questionnaire, please contact its author(s). When possible, we cite the source of each questionnaire near the top of the page.

In: Norman A, Bellocco R, Bergstrom A, Wolk A. Validity and reproducibility of self-reported total physical activity--differences by relative weight. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 2001 May;25(5):682-8.

Physical Activity Questionnaire and assigned mean MET values


Mark your usual physical activity during the previous year: Assigned mean MET values (not shown in the questionnaire)
Mostly walking, lifts, carry little O 2.6
Mostly walking, lifts, carry much O 3.0
Walking/bicycling 3.6
Hardly ever O  
Less than 20 min/day O  
20-40 min/day O  
40-60 min/day O  
1-1.5 h/day O  
More than 1.5 h/day O  

b Work/occupational activity levels were multiplied by 5.7 h of work per day (8 h per day, 5 days per week)

Last Modified: 11 Apr 2014